The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 61 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 30 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.91% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.31% 9.72% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £13.87 £24.58
% change year-on-year
+37.56% -43.57%
Apple iOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
291 247 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.34% 19.68% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 67
Average daily rate £330 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -1 1 £315 -21.25%
Stockport - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £225 -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 37 (66.07%) Android
2 36 (64.29%) iOS Development
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (44.64%) Android Development
5 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 20 (35.71%) Web Services
6 19 (33.93%) JSON
7 18 (32.14%) Subversion
7 18 (32.14%) TDD
7 18 (32.14%) Mobile Development
8 17 (30.36%) REST
9 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 15 (26.79%) Java
10 15 (26.79%) OOP
10 15 (26.79%) CSS
10 15 (26.79%) Scrum
10 15 (26.79%) Objective-C
10 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
11 14 (25.00%) CSS3
11 14 (25.00%) HTML
12 13 (23.21%) HTML5
13 10 (17.86%) Windows
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.07%) .NET
15 7 (12.50%) SQL
15 7 (12.50%) XML
15 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
16 6 (10.71%) Apple
16 6 (10.71%) Finance
16 6 (10.71%) C#

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.57%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Extranet
4 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.14%) Subversion
3 5 (8.93%) Xcode
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) iOS Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Android Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Writer
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Author
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Author
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Web Services
2 19 (33.93%) JSON
3 17 (30.36%) REST
4 15 (26.79%) CSS
5 14 (25.00%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) CSS3
6 13 (23.21%) HTML5
7 9 (16.07%) .NET
8 7 (12.50%) XML
9 5 (8.93%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) Cocoa
10 2 (3.57%) XSLT
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.57%) iOS SDK
11 1 (1.79%) WebSockets
11 1 (1.79%) Sass
11 1 (1.79%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (1.79%) Worklight
11 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Wiki
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Arduino
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Android
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) iOS Development
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Android Development
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
4 18 (32.14%) Mobile Development
5 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) Project Management
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 3 (5.36%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) OOD
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) BDD
9 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) Objective-C
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) VBA
5 5 (8.93%) Apple Swift
6 3 (5.36%) Clojure
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.79%) MCDST
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Apple
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Xamarin
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec
6 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.79%) Atmel
7 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.79%) Kony
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